Writtle University College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Canine Studies

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Course summary

This one-year full-time course is a unique blend of the biological and therapeutic sciences relating to canines, the way they work, how they behave, and what can are the therapeutic options to improve their well-being. Students will be taught by a range of skilled scientists and clinicians with extensive experience of canine. Due to its vocational characteristic, the course includes a substantial amount of practicals delivered in class. We will cover a wide variety of topics such as Anatomy and Physiology and Biomechanics for foundation knowledge. The Certificate of Higher Education in Canine Studies provides a balance of vocation and academic study that is intellectually challenging, vocationally relevant and provide foundations to pursue a progressive career working with dogs. Academic knowledge and understanding reinforce and support the development of vocational skills, equipping the students with the abilities and the knowledge relevant to their employment or the need of their employers. The aims of the programme are to: Build on basic scientific principles to develop an relevant academic knowledge of the canine Evaluate normal and abnormal movement patterns in the dog To handle canines safely in a therapeutic setting understanding behavioural principles while assessing Learn about 1st Aid Training and its application

Course details

Modules

http://writtle.ac.uk/Certificate-of-Higher-Education-in-Canine-Studies

Assessment method

Assessment Methods This course contains a variety of assessment methods to ensure practical and academic competence. Assessment methods will include: Presentations Coursework Video log Practical exams (OSPE) Written Exams Written assessments


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D328
Institution code:
W85
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Evidence of practical canine experience: 50h of canine handling acquired under the supervision of professional providers.

Additional entry requirements

Other

The entry requirements listed represent typical offers for some of the most popular courses. We use the UCAS tariff when making offers and to determine whether you have met the conditions of our offer. Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We have an inclusive Admissions policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications, both academic and vocational and take into account relevant practical skills. Applicants studying a mixture of qualifications (e.g. A Level with BTEC, Advanced Technical Diplomas) are also warmly welcomed. Please contact our undergraduate Admissions Team for further advice on our entry requirements. Telephone: +44 (0)1245 424200 Email: [email protected]


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £12700 Year 1
International £12700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Canine Studies at Writtle University College - UCAS